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Q&A: Can A Museum Sell Its Art to Stay in Business?

By Mark Pratt | Dec 13
The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art has raised questions about when - if ever - it's appropriate to unload the collection.

Puppetry Museum Opens Exhibits Celebrating Mascots

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Oct 28
"Mascots! Mask Performance in the 21st Century" serves to bring a bit more attention to puppetry and its place in popular culture.

Paris Exhibition Explores Racism Amid Tensions in France

Mar 30
A UNESCO-backed Paris exhibition exploring the psychology behind racism aims to shed light on why racist acts in France are on the rise, and to educate against prejudice.

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met'

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
A new private tour by Andrew Lear at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Nasty Women of the Met," will give you all the dirt on the firebrands who toppled stereotypes and shattered glass ceilings, and the female artists who made their mark.

Maine in Manhattan: Marsden Hartley Landscapes at Met Breuer

By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 22
A little bit of Maine has come to a Manhattan museum with the opening of "Marsden Hartley's Maine." And for travelers who want to see the places depicted in the paintings, there's a companion itinerary for visiting Maine.

5 Ways Museums Are Using Technology for New Experiences

By Ula Ilnytzky | Jan 1
Museums are always looking for ways to make their exhibitions more exciting. Now, new technologies are making that easier.

Groundbreaking National Park Service LGBT Exhibit Opens in SF

By Michael Nugent | Dec 17
The Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park has made history with the opening of its new exhibit "LGBTQ Histories: Stories from the WWII Home Front."

New Black Museum Prepared to Deal with Visitors' Emotions

By Jesse J. Holland | Sep 24
America's newest museum brings to life all the pain and tribulations of the black experience and its creators expect many visitors will be shaken by what they see and hear.

Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels

By EDGE | May 12
Forget the Picasso and the Monet. Head instead to the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada, for "Standing Tall: The Curious History of Men in Heels."

Travel Off the Beaten Path :: Weird Museums

By Donna Gordon Blankinship | Dec 21
Here are some suggestions from among dozens of unusual museums across the nation, from a funeral museum to an attraction devoted to wet wipes, of all things. They're all worth a stop.

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